<a href="http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_903083.html">this article over at ananova</a> has some info on why picking your nose and eating it is good for you. apperantly, it keeps your nose cleaner then you can get it with a hanky, and not only that, but eating it gives your body an immunity boost. any bacteria thats in there is killed, making your immune system better! sounds funny, but interesting.